2021 Lapenta NOAA Student Internship Projects

OAR Lab Projects 

  • AOML-Improving hurricane predictions and understanding using aircraft datasets
  • ARL-Evaluation of probabilistic volcanic ash forecasts produced using the HYSPLIT model and global ensemble forecast system (GEFS) HYSPLIT model and global ensemble forecast system (GEFS)
  • ARL-Analysis of Aircraft and Surface Observations of Greenhouse Gases and Short-lived Air Pollutants during the Summer of 2021 in the mid-Atlantic U.S
  • CPO-Urban heat and air quality measurements and applications to support decision making
  • CPO-Strengthen NOAA's regional climate science-to-action network
  • CPO-Analysis of downstream use cases of climate observation datasets
  • CPO -Support the development of the U.S. Action for Climate Empowerment (ACE) Plan
  • ESRL-Calibration of World Dobson network using data from Mauna Loa observatory
  • ESRL-Performance assessment and calibration of new ozone sondes
  • ESRL-Improving outreach and communications of annual ozone hole development
  • ESRL-Comparison of generic vs. use-specific model blending in the context of aviation-targeted convective forecasts
  • GFDL-Validating Ocean Surface Mixed Layer Variability in GFDL’s OM4
  • GFDL-Investigating Tropical Pacific Water Masses and Pathways in GFDL Ocean Models
  • GFDL-Evaluating the Cost Associated with Extreme Temperature Warnings & Climate Change
  • GLERL-Connection between Great Lakes and Arctic Ice Cover in Response to Teleconnection Forcing
  • GOMO-NOAA Ocean-based Carbon Capture Research Initiative Internship
  • GSL-Composition assimilation and forecasting within UFS
  • OAP-Connecting Scientists to Students
  • OAP-Teasing out  OA Impacts in the field: Developing General Analytical Approaches
  • OER-Visualizing open source acoustic metrics and their relationship to satellite oceanography
  • PMEL-Testing New Tsunami Forecast System Features
  • PMEL-Error growth in predictions of tropical air-sea interaction
  • PMEL-Validation of ensemble prediction of precipitation
  • PMEL-Ocean-atmosphere interactions in the tropics
  • PMEL-Cloud migration of oceanographic (in situ) observation data
  • PMEL-Testing, documentation and splash page development, for the NOAA Carbon Data and metadata upload platform.
  • PMEL-Modernizing the National Virtual Ocean Data Set (NVODS).
  • PMEL-Covariability of ocean and atmosphere boundary layers in the tropics 
  • PMEL-Spatial Variability of Clouds and Surface Air-Sea Fluxes in the Tropical Atlantic Ocean
  • WPO-Comparative Analysis of the Unified Forecast System (UFS) Performance in Standard HPC and Cloud Environments
  • WPO-Policy and communication support for the Earth Prediction Innovation Center (EPIC) Program

Center for Satellite Applications and Research Projects 

  • Develop new scientific understanding needed to turn raw satellite data into strategic decision-making information 

  • Develop and incorporate new science and technology so we can turn raw satellite data into strategic decision-making information 

  • Develop new science and technology to convert raw satellite data into critical information for strategic decision-makers